Category Archives: Collaborations

The Faculty of Arts works in collaboration with a number of organisations around the world.

‘Building on History: Religion in London’ shortlisted for award

Prof John Wolffe’s ‘Building on History: Religion in London’ project has been shortlisted in the Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year category of the Times Higher Education Awards 2014. See more details at: http://www.the-awards.co.uk. To discover more about … Continue reading

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A History of Ideas – 60 part OU/BBC series on Radio 4

A History of Ideas , a major 60 part series presented by Melvyn Bragg, will begin on Radio 4 at 12.04pm on monday 10 November. Produced by the OU and BBC, the academic consultant for the series was Prof Derek … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING NEW RESEARCH ON CULTURAL RIGHTS AND KENYA’S CONSTITUTION

http://www.katibaculturalrights.com This three-year ESRC-funded research project will document and analyse the impact of the new constitution’s cultural rights provisions on Kenyan society. Kenya’s 2010 constitution (katiba in Kiswahili) enshrines rights to culture and cultural heritage, which Kenyans have never previously … Continue reading

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Leading Hollywood stars offer new insights into Shakespeare’s great plays in new OU/Sky Arts series “My Shakespeare”

Starting on Monday 22nd September “My Shakespeare”, a new 6 part series, will start on Sky Arts 1 HD at 9.00pm. Leading Hollywood stars offer new insights into Shakespeare’s great plays in a new OU / Sky Arts series “My … Continue reading

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Planned Violence Network event, New Delhi, 24-25 October 2014

The Planning Modernity: Colonial Continuities, Postcolonial Disjunctions workshop, convened by Alex Tickell of the Department of English, The Open University, which will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 24-25 October 2014. The workshop is part of the … Continue reading

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Jack the Ripper mystery solved – or not? Dr Rosalind Crone needs convincing

New evidence points to old Jack the Ripper suspect – but here is why I’m not convinced By Rosalind Crone, The Open University A panic erupted in Britain 126 years ago. At daybreak on Saturday September 8, the mutilated body … Continue reading

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Pushing the Boundaries: ECR & Interdisciplinarity event 23 September 2014

FAO: All Early Career Researchers in Arts & Humanities The Open University would like to invite you to a British Academy supported one-day event particularly aimed at Early Career Researchers (ECRs)* on Tuesday 23rd September in London, at the OU … Continue reading

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New OU/BBC series ‘The Secret Life of Books’

The Secret Life of Books, a new 6 part series, starts on BBC Four on Tuesday 2 September 2014 at 20:30. An OU/BBC production, the academic for the series was Professor Nicola Watson, and for the associated app Dr Jonathan … Continue reading

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Digital Pedagogy: how are new technologies transforming the interface between research and learning?

Friday, 6 June 2014 Senate House, London room 246 (6th floor) Free, but places are limited – sign up on Eventbrite (details below) Funded by the AHRC, Hestia2 has been exploring some of the consequences of applying digital technologies to … Continue reading

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British Academy Event for Early Career Researchers, London, 7 June 2014

Venue: The Open University in London, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London, NW1 8NP Venue directions and map Time: 10.00am until 5.00pm One of the key aims of CHASE, the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (of … Continue reading

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